By Jack Voelkel

Kristin asked: Dear Jack, I am graduating in May (2000) with my MD and have some free time before residency. Do you have any contacts in medical missions? I would like to hook up with a group...

Celia asked: I feel strongly called to be a missionary and I really want to go to Israel, but my parents don't think I'm old enough for a mission trip. I'm 17 and a senior in high school. I...

By Bob Grahmann

Here's how you can get more out of your Bible reading. Tackle a chapter of the Bible at a time, spending several days digging deeper. Or, study through a book of the Bible rather than random...

Tags: Growth
By Randy White

Living in the inner city is strangely similar to a carnival ride. I can remember the feeling today, though it is now twenty-five years later. Being hurled across a cement plain, the centrifugal...

Jeff asked: I am looking for guidance finding training and resources to become a Missions Advocate / People Group Advocate and a Non-Residential Missionary. What is available? How do I get...

By Jack Voelkel

Maria asked: Dr. Jack, God called me to be a missionary when I was 12. Now, I am trying to deside what to do about collage. I feel God has given me a gift in mathematics and chemistry. And I...

By Bruce Hansen

It is a sign of how deeply our American individualism has infected us that we even consider serving on the mission field apart from a team. The apostle Paul would not have considered it. Acts...

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Abby (name changed) asked: Jack, My sister is an atheist. She is very intellectual. I don't know how to answer her questions and she will attack with a vengeance if you don't answer at her...

Jenni asked: I have been in full time ministry in inner city Los Angeles for the past two years and recently staffing funds were cut. So i took a local job sort of to be a tentmaker. However...

By Jack Voelkel

Cyndee asked: Thank you Jack for opening up your heart to us all. Can you tell me if I can get a reduce rate on coming to Urbana 2000. I just learned two days age my job is ending Dec 27,...

By Jack Voelkel

Jess asked: Dear Jack, I have a friend who I am really close to at times... like best friends, yet sometimes it seems really awkward between us. He told me that he is a little scared of how...

Anonymous asked: Greetings! God has placed a burden in my heart for missions, unreached people groups and unreached nations. Unfortunately, my church isn't very missions oriented or actively...

Luke asked: My wife and I would like to work and live out our faith in a large city in East Asia. My own career experience is in city planning, but I would be open to doing other things as well...

By Jack Voelkel

anonymous asked: Dear Jack: It's my understanding, and I think I'm right in this, that missionaries don't make much money. In fact, I've heard that churches or organizations pay them but it's...

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By Jack Voelkel

Henry asked: Dear Jack, I graduated a year ago with a bachelor's degree in Medical Technology. My pastor thinks I should consider being in missions abroad, but my schooling involved a lot of...

By Scott Bessenecker

So you’re not sure you feel “called” to go overseas as a missionary. As a matter of fact, you’re not even sure what this “calling” thing is all about. Urbana motivated you. But for what? What...

Tags: Growth
By Lynn Ellis

While leading a Bible study one night—picture a dozen or so 14-year-old girls—I was trying to keep them on track as we talked about temptation. And then pretty much out of nowhere Meg said, "...

Tags: Growth

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